CITY OF CHARLESTON TO HOST FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION
The City of Charleston will host a Fourth of July Celebration on July 4. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., food, beverage and retail vendors will line the Kanawha Boulevard in preparation for the evening’s celebration. At 8:00 p.m., the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra’s brass and percussion ensemble will perform from the Schoenbaum Stage at Haddad Riverfront Park. Fireworks will begin during the last song of the concert at approximately 9:30 p.m.
“As we celebrate our nation’s independence, it is imperative we honor the men and women who fought to secure it,” said Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin. “We welcome our friends and families to enjoy the sounds of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra throughout the evening followed by a spectacular fireworks show.”
Kanawha Boulevard will be closed between Capitol Street and Clendenin Street, starting at 5:30 p.m. Traffic on the south side of the river will be affected at different times during the evening—more details to follow.